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Adidas Supernova Adapt: Road Running Shoes Review

Adidas Supernova Adapt: Road Running Shoes Review

Shock TherapyWhile many shoes are exploring new territory, this one seems to be tending the home fires—an unapologetically traditional, cushy stability shoe that sits high off the ground. But...

Mizuno Ascend 2 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

Mizuno Ascend 2 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

SMOOTH AND STABLEProne to twisted ankles? The sole below the Ascend's fore-foot fans out slightly, which made testers feel secure on trail and road alike. Additional support comes from a visible,...

Vasque Velocity XCR - Trail Runners: Reviews

Vasque Velocity XCR - Trail Runners: Reviews

BURLY SUPPORTER Good for Technical Trails If the other shoes here are sedans, the Velocity is an SUV. A plastic spine in the midsole stiffens this powerful shoe and does an extraordinary job of...

SCARPA Apex GTX - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

SCARPA Apex GTX - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Rain-soaked singletrack? Don't even hesitate. The Apex is made for muck. The aggressive outsole gripped well on both the way up and the way down, and the Gore-Tex upper fended off even the slushiest...

Brooks Cascadia 5 - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Brooks Cascadia 5 - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Long-Distance VoyagerUltramarathoners are a picky lot, but ours loved the Cascadia 5. The shoe has enough forefoot flexibility and torsional (twisting) rigidity to keep foot fatigue at a minimum on...

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 15: Road Running Shoes Review

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 15: Road Running Shoes Review

RoadThe DS Trainer was minimalist before minimalist was trendy, and its 15th iteration is still extremely lightweight and has high-speed specs, gentle stability control, an airy upper, and just...

New Balance 840 - Trail Runners: Reviews

New Balance 840 - Trail Runners: Reviews

TRACTION ACTION Good for Technical Trails Those who like to stay in tune with the trail will love the low-riding 840. Cleat-like, dual-density lugs dig in on loose, loamy terrain, making it a good...

Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

TAKES IT EASY Good for Packed Trails If cushion is king for high-mileage training or heavier runners, then the Supernova reigns supreme. Its pillowy crash pad is perfect for cruising on mellow trails...

Avia Avi-Stoltz - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Avia Avi-Stoltz - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Speed DemonFor shorter trail races, no shoe made us feel faster than the Avi-Stoltz. It's a highly reactive shoe whose comfortable, simple upper felt "like a house slipper," according to one tester...

Mizuno Wave Cabrakan: Trail Running Shoes Review

Mizuno Wave Cabrakan: Trail Running Shoes Review

TrailThe Cabrakan is low and responsive and offers good feel for the trail. The flexy forefoot runs smoothly on gravel roads, the aggressive tread stuck to everything, and the water-resistant upper...

Adidas Adistar Pro Curve - Sport Watches: Reviews

Adidas Adistar Pro Curve - Sport Watches: Reviews

Feeling competitive with no partner in sight? This featherweight plastic training watch has a Shadow Racer feature that lets you compete against your previous runs to check your progress en route....

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